from Expert Zone:

Chinese general warns India even as Antony visits Beijing

By C. Uday Bhaskar
July 5, 2013

(Any opinions expressed here are those of the author and not of Thomson Reuters)

India’s Defence Minister A. K. Antony is in Beijing on an official visit and a provocative curtain-raiser was provided by a retired major general of the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) who cautioned India not to “provoke new problems and increase military deployments at the border area and stir up new trouble.”

from Breakingviews:

Asia’s pain unevenly spread as China slows

June 25, 2013

By John Foley

(The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own)

from MacroScope:

G8 — plenty to worry about

By Mike Peacock
June 17, 2013

The week kicks off with a G8 leaders’ summit in Northern Ireland. Syria will dominate the gathering and the British agenda on tax avoidance is likely to be long on rhetoric, short on binding specifics.

from MacroScope:

A week to reckon with

By Mike Peacock
June 14, 2013

The week kicks off with a G8 leaders’ summit in Northern Ireland. Syria will dominate the gathering and the British agenda on tax avoidance is likely to be long on rhetoric, short on specifics. But for the markets, this meeting could still yield some big news. For a start, Japanese prime minister Abe is there – the man who has launched one of the most aggressive stimulus drives in history yet has already seen the yen climb back to the level it held before he started. Abe will also speak in London and Warsaw during the week.

from Breakingviews:

Market jitters could crush Japan’s inflation drive

June 13, 2013

By Andy Mukherjee

(The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own)

from Breakingviews:

Deflation flu could leave Asia feeling very sick

June 12, 2013

By Andy Mukherjee

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.

from Global Investing:

When Japan was an emerging country

June 12, 2013

Recent wild swings in Japan's financial markets -- stocks, bonds and the yen -- make Japan look almost like an emerging country.

from Breakingviews:

SoftBank’s bump for Sprint isn’t a knock-out

June 11, 2013

By Peter Thal Larsen

(The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own)

from Breakingviews:

Bond jitters shouldn’t delay Japan pension reform

June 4, 2013

By Andy Mukherjee

(The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own)

from Breakingviews:

Japan e-book: Abe’s Economic Experiment

June 4, 2013

By Peter Thal Larsen

(The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own)